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Essays of Three Decades Hardcover – June, 1947

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Product Details

  • Hardcover
  • Publisher: Random House Inc (T) (June 1947)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0394423666
  • ISBN-13: 978-0394423661
  • Product Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.7 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #6,268,927 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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By A Customer on March 17, 2003
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
Here are collected in one volume all of Thomas Mann's non-political essays that he has wished most to preserve. The essays included are: Goethe's Faust (1938), Goethe's career as a man of letters (1932), Goethe as representative of the Bourgeois Age (1932), Goethe and Tolstoy (1922), Anna Karenina (1939), Lessing (1929), Kleit's Amphitryon (1926), Chamisso (1911), Platen (1930), Theodor Storm (1930), The old Fontane (1910), Sufferings and greatness of Richard Wagner (1933), Richard Wagner and the Ring (1937), Schopenhauer (1938), Freud and the future (1936), and Voyage with Don Quixote (1934).
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Although the translations are not "perfect" -- they do catch Mann's style & important content well
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